President/CEO, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association
Barbara Collura joined RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association in September 2004 as the Director, Chapter & Constituent Services. In 2012, Barbara was named President/CEO of RESOLVE. As President/CEO, she represents RESOLVE at a number of national conferences, committees and organizations including the National Committee on the Oversight of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (NCOART), the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the National Health Council. As the official spokesperson for RESOLVE, Barbara is frequently interviewed by the media and speaks at conferences and events on a variety of topics related to infertility.
For several years prior to joining the national headquarters staff of RESOLVE, Barbara served as a volunteer for RESOLVE in the Washington, DC metro area. On staff, Barbara oversaw the restructuring of the RESOLVE nationwide volunteer network from a chapter structure to an integrated, regional model. Barbara hired and managed the first regional staff for RESOLVE and facilitated the development of standardized processes, procedures, templates and forms among the RESOLVE regions. Barbara also managed a number of external projects including National Infertility Awareness Week®.
Prior to joining RESOLVE, Barbara ran a high tech recruiting organization serving as Vice President of Operations and also owned her own high tech recruiting firm. Barbara has served as a volunteer with RESOLVE, The American University Alumni Association, her church and other social service organizations.
Barbara received her undergraduate degree from the University of Montana and her Masters of Arts degree in International Affairs from American University.
Barbara, her husband Chris, son Anthony and assorted pets reside in Herndon, Virginia.